Maintaining Boundaries in a Digital Age is an online course offered by the Lewis Center for Church Leadership of Wesley Theological Seminary. It explores issues of clergy ethics in an era of instantaneous, electronic communication. It helps spiritual leaders stay healthy and attentive to appropriate...

This course examines theological, biblical, and historical foundations for Christian mission. Practices and models of mission, both historical and contemporary, are analyzed and critiqued. Students will develop and articulate a theology of mission appropriate for local congregations. This course is designed to meet various denominations...

What is your “spiritual style”? Why do other people connect with God so differently? Is your church embroiled in “worship wars?” Or is your connection with God in a rut? Every Advent, Lent or New Year do you make the same spiritual resolutions, and fail?...

Christians, Jews, Muslims – all members of faiths that claim descent from Abraham, Sarah and Hagar, in whose family God promised “all the families of the earth will be blessed.” Five thousand years later their spiritual descendants are often trapped in mutual suspicion, misunderstanding and...

Do you know how to help a young person hear God's call for their life? This four week online course explores mentoring as a dynamic relationship between a mentor, a young person, and the Holy Spirit that has the power to produce great spiritual growth. This...

Domestic violence occurs in all communities, regardless of a person’s age, ethnicity, or socio-economic status, and the physical, mental, and spiritual effects of such violence for all involved can be devastating.  Do you know how to spot the signs and act to help someone in...

This is a two-week course designed to familiarize learners with the mission of the Institute for Discipleship and BeADisciple.com; the basics of building, planning, and teaching online courses; and the fundamentals of using the Blackboard software. This course is required for all instructors before building their...

If you’ve ever wanted to improve your ability to guide adult learners through their faith development, this two-week interactive Discipleship Ministries-approved Lay Servant course is the way to do it! Learn about Multiple Intelligences, Adult Faith Development, Learning Hooks, and more!  Students will need the...

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